Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is about to add another Eastern European deluxe hotel to its portfolio. Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts have recently signed a management contract with the Ukrainian investors, Interpoint Development. Swissôtel Odessa, expected to open in spring 2013, will include 333 modern and contemporary rooms, varying from the classic category “Swiss Advantage” to Presidential Suites. Furthermore the hotel will provide a lobby lounge-bar with a library, two restaurants and a brasserie with an extensive terrace overlooking the Black Sea, as well as separate private dining rooms for events. A panoramic lounge “Skybar” on the top floor will offer its visitors a relaxing atmosphere and stunning views. The hotel facilities also include spacious conference and banquet rooms. The new Pürovel Spa & Sport complex with extensive fitness facilities, various treatment rooms and as well indoor and outdoor pools with direct access to the beach will be unrivaled in Odessa.
Odessa, amongst the top four largest cities in Ukraine with more than 1 million inhabitants is considered to be one of the main destination for business, culture and tourism in the country. Due to the presence of a well-connected international airport, together with a well-developed rail network, the largest sea port in Ukraine and its outstanding geographical location by the Black Sea coast, Odessa is a major transport and commercial hub. State and national higher educational establishments are situated here: 8 academies and 8 universities. Moreover Odessa has a rich cultural heritage – magnificent buildings designed in various styles: art nouveau, baroque, eclecticism, Russian classicism. The National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Saint Assumption (Sviato-Uspenskii) Cathedral, Primorskii Boulevard, Potemkin Steps, streets and boulevards set off by trees and sand beaches are all beloved places by tourists.